SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
   SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
         SSC Section Officer (Audit)                         l  The interval between a high tide and neap at a
                                                                given place is 12 hours 26 minutes.
                    Exam - 1997                              l  The sunlight is available 24 hours on the longest
                                                                day at 66 1/2° latitudes of the earth.
Ancient History                                              l  On the planet earth water cycle is available
   l   A Muslim mosque situated in Srinagar where a
       hair of pagamber Mohammad Saheb has been           General Geography
       preserved.                                            l  Island of man is located between Northern Ire-
                        Success Tip                             land and England.
                                                             l  Naokhali is situated in Bangladesh.
 Hazratbal mosque on the left bank of Dal Lake.
                                                             l  In Tamil Nadu wheat is not produced.
   l Correct chronological order of following ‘Acha-
       ryas’ Shankar – Ramanuja-Madhav-Chaitanya.            l  Lucknow is situated in the farthest east among
                                                                Lucknow, Jabalpur , Hyderabad, Chennai.
   l Following chronology is correct regarding four
                                                             l  Hardoi among Pilibhit, Bahraich, Lakhimpur,
       ‘Samvatas’- Gregorian-Saka-Hizri-Gupta.
                                                                Hardoi is not situated in the Terai of Uttar Pradesh.
   l Malwa was known as Avantika in Ancient times
                                                             l  In India ‘Siberian Crane’ can be found in Keolade-
                        Success Tip                             va Ghana Bird Sanctuary.
 Malwa is a plateau region of volcanic origin situat-        l  Rubber plant was brought into India for pla-nta-
 ed in Madhya Pradesh.                                          tion from Brazil.
Modern History                                            Economy
   l   When Mahatma Gandhi was arrested Abbas Ty-            l  On the administered price of ATF no subsidy is
       abji took over the leadership of salt satyagraha.        given.
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    Salt satyagraha was began on 12 March, 1930.           ATF stands for Aviation Turbine Fuel.
   l In Lahore session of congress the demand of             l When there is an increase in interest in an econ-
       ‘’Poorna Swaraj’’ was accepted as the aim of the         omy then there is increase in saving, decrease
       congress.                                                in loan, increase in production cost.
                        Success Tip                          l Decreases in the interest level of a country is
 Jawaharlal Nehru was the president of Lahore ses-              affected by FDI.
 sion.                                                       l Location of capital works has the least possi-
   l Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was the leader of Bar-            bility of globalization.
       doli satyagraha.                                      l Quantum restriction, establishment of stan-
   l Mahatma Gandhi was arrested for the first time
                                                                dard of labour in manuSuccess Tipuring restri-
       during ‘Satyagraha’ in the year 1908.                    ctions on goods quality are not the non-customs
                                                                duty obstacles in the world trade.
   l Dr. B.R. Ambedkar from the first cabinet of Inde-
                                                             l To raise the bank loan, decline in saving rate,
       pendent India was responsible for mass religions
                                                                increased demand of consumer products are
       conversion.
                                                                the outcomes of decrease in prime lending rate.
   l Anniversary of the surrender of Japanese army
                                                             l If people"s income of a country is denoted in a
       before Admiral Mountbatten was the basis of
                                                                curved line space that it has increased, then it
       transfer of power to India on 15thAug.
                                                                denotes that dissimilarity is decreasing in in-
Physical Geography                                              come distribution.
   l   If the mass of a star is two times the mass of the Physics
       sun, it will collapse into a neutron star.
                                                             l  Diode is used for purifications.
   l   International Date line is a curved line beyond
       earth.                                                                    Success Tip
                                                           Most common function of a diode is to allow an
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                                                           electric current to pass in one direction, while block-
 International Date line passes through the mid-pa-        ing current in the opposite direction.
 cific ocean.
                      SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
   l  Microwave is used for communication by artifi-     Biology
      cial satellites.
                                                            l Penicillin is extracted from fungus.
                       Success Tip                          l Antigen in an ill person prevents the growth of
 Microwave was discovered in 1864 by James clerk              bacteria.
 Maxwell.                                                   l Blood platelets helps in circulation of Blood.
   l  Sound travels in a straight line, sound travels       l Boron increases the absorption of water and cal-
      like waves, sound is a form of energy.                  cium in plants.
   l  When a ray of light enters slab of glass from air,    l Ampicillin is a large spectrum antibiotic.
      its wavelength decreases                              l Our bones and teeth are generally made of Tri-
                                                              calcium phosphate.
   l  The larger ice berg melts down from lower sur-
      face instead of upper surface due to more pres-       l Arthritis affects women easily than that of men.
      sure in lower surface the melting point of ice        l Pituitary gland is located in brain.
      decrease.                                             l 70-100 is the limit of MG/DL of blood sugar in
                                                              the normal person at the time of fast.
   l  Fixed dimension is found in frequency modula-
                                                            l Cane-sugar is a carbohydrate.
      tion.
                                                            l 50 years is the age of the tree if the cross sec-
   l  When the speed of the car is doubled then the           tion of a stem of tree has fifty rings.
      breaking force of the car to stop it in the same
                                                            l Onion is a modified form of leaf.
      distance will be four times.
                                                            l The pollination of maize takes place by pollina-
   l  The dimension of the momentum is the same as            tion by air.
      that of impulse.                                      l 77 calorie of energy is released by a boiled egg.
   l  Time is the fundamental quantity.                     l Radiologists do not take direct x-ray photographs
                       Success Tip                            of intestine because x-rays are not able to cap-
                                                              ture clear picture.
 Mass, Time, Temperature, Electric current, Lumi-
 nous Intensity, Length and Amount of substance          Science and Technology
 are the fundamental quantities.                            l Dr. Homi J. Bhabha developed the technology of
   l When a ring of metal is heated then its hole ex-         under ground nuclear explosion.
      pands.                                                l Aryabhatta was the first satellite launched by
   l If the diameter of a capillary is doubled, then the      Indian space research organisation.
      rise of water in it will be half.                                       Success Tip
   l Due to surface tension the needle of iron swims      Launch date- April 19, 1975.
      on water surface when it is kept gently.              l Carbon dating system uses radioactivity to de-
   l Rain drops fall from great height- they fall with        cide the period of material of pre-historic peri-
      that ultimate velocity which are different for          ods.
      different droplets.                                   l Photostate machine works on the electrostatic
   l One kilowatt hour is equal to 3.6 Mega Joule.
                                                              Image-making techniques.
                                                            l INS Ashwini anchored off in Mumbai.
   l 11 km/sec is the minimum escape velocity of
                                                            l The size of ‘‘Floppy Diskette which is used nor-
      rocket to be launched into space.
                                                              mally is 3 1/2’’.
   l The sun remains behind us and we face rain-
                                                            l Icebird’ is a ship which was used in the melt-
      drops when we see rainbow.                              ing of ice and carried the 14th Indian Antarc-
Chemistry                                                     tica Research Team.
   l  Anthracite coal produces most heat per unit.       Miscellaneous
   l  Wet wood will become use less soon after expos-       l The story/Theme is always taken from Mahab-
      ing in the open air.                                    harata and Ramayana in Mohiniattam styles of
   l  Baryllium sulphate is less soluble in water due         dance.
      to high inflammable energy.                           l Lavini is the popular dance form of Maharash-
                                                              tra’s musical theater.
   l  Cement is made hard with dehydration.
                                                            l Kerala has the best facility of Hospitals.
   l  Energy is always released when a chemical bond
                                                            l According to Transparency International Den-
      is formed.                                              mark is the least corrupt country in the world.
   l  Maximum iron ore is found in Fe2O3 state.             l World Buddhist property organization is situat-
   l  ‘’All the four quantum numbers of two electrons         ed at zeneva.
      in an atom are not the same’’ it is the law of        l China started the civil services examinations in
      Exclusion principle of pauli.                           6 A.D.
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